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Human Services Division Vice President Kim Hauer recently joined President Obama and senior White House officials at an event focused on long-term unemployment and how to develop a skilled, competitive workforce. Caterpillar has endorsed a set of Best Practices to hiring the long-term unemployed. The Best Practices are in line with Caterpillar’s current hiring practices and commitments to building a diverse and inclusive work environment, including attracting those who have been out of the workforce for any period of time.
“We are committed to reinforcing the need to provide the long-term unemployed equal consideration, as we would for any candidate. We’re also dedicated to ensuring our recruiters and hiring managers follow consistent processes to hire the best candidate and not overlook talent of any kind,” said Hauer.
Everyone from welders to accountants, marketing managers to engineers and many more professions reflect the diversity of employees Caterpillar needs. Without skilled employees, our machines, engines and services would not be there to make progress possible. Across the United States, our leaders and employees are being recognized for their commitment to workforce development. A few highlights include: